Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour explains why he's auctioning off around of his iconic instruments for charity. More than half a century after he joined Pink Floyd , David Gilmour will be auctioning off about of the iconic guitars he played both with the band and on his solo releases. They have given me lots of music. I have had my time with them.
Most people think of him, more now perhaps than anyone else, as the very ongoing embodiment of Pink Floyd, the group he joined in late as a live replacement for Syd Barrett. Steady, strong-willed and undoubtedly his own person, Gilmour has stealthily sought to preserve the legacy of the group it could be argued its other two leaders Syd Barrett, Roger Waters sought, if not to destroy, certainly undermine. Gilmour has never been especially prolific, or taken to the stage with the same gusto as Waters, whose stadium shows in the 21st century have continued where The Wall left off. Gilmour works under the radar as much as a multi-millionaire lead guitarist with one of the most successful bands of all time can. He has let his playing speak for itself — his impeccable taste and career choices have marked him out as someone who has hardly been forced to do things he would rather not — unlike the final years of Pink Floyd under Waters. They stopped being together round the clock after the success of The Dark Side Of The Moon, and Gilmour began to dabble with production, working closely with country rockers Unicorn. He oversaw their second album, Blue Pine Trees in and went on to produce another album and a half for them, but the Ken Baker-led outfit never achieved the acclaim they deserved. It was an association that lasts until this day; Gilmour was spotted at the final show of her Hammersmith residency in Recorded in the South of France, David Gilmour has lovely moments.
He joined as guitarist and co-lead vocalist in shortly before the departure of founding member Syd Barrett. He is also credited for bringing singer-songwriter Kate Bush to public attention. He was awarded with the Outstanding Contribution title at the Q Awards. Gilmour has taken part in projects related to issues including animal rights , environmentalism, homelessness, poverty, and human rights. He has married twice and is the father of eight children. Gilmour's parents encouraged him to pursue his interest in music, and in he bought his first single, Bill Haley 's " Rock Around the Clock ".
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